JAX Messenger works as lighting designer for opera, theatre, dance and themed environments. He has designed lighting for companies around the world, including Danish National Opera, Canadian Opera Company, San Francisco Opera, Los Angeles Opera, National Center for Performing Arts Beijing, Minnesota Opera, Opera Philadelphia, Austin Lyric Opera, Bard SummerScape, Boston Lyric Opera, Washington Ballet, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, ASB Waterfront Theatre Auckland, The Wanda Group and The Banff Arts Centre. He is a frequent collaborator with stage directors Thaddeus Strassberger, Joel Ivany, RB Schlather and Christopher Alden. This production of Turandot marks his debut in Austria.
Previously he worked as an Associate Designer on over one hundred productions in London’s West End, Broadway theatres, The Kennedy Center and other major theatres around the world.